|This photo taken by my son yesterday as we admired our blue sky day.|
Well now that the weather is turning the ridiculously loooong winter into something that actually resembles spring, I'm definitely on the improve.
The fibromyalgia pain is starting to ease, which means my headaches are also less frequent and I'm managing to wean myself off the painkillers.
The blue skies and warmer air are playing a big role in this improvement. Rain clouds, frosty temps and low pressure systems are not my friends.
As far as health and fitness is concerned, you'll certainly start to see healthy food photos in my Instagram feed again as I ditch the sugar and carbs for a leaner, greener and fresher approach to life.
In regards to my recent medical tests, the reports are in.
My nuclear medicine whole body scan which included dynamic and blood pool images, whole body sweeps, high count planar images and a SPECT/low dose CT from the skull base to T11, came back "not suggestive of an inflammatory poly-arthropathy". While there is mild arthritis in my feet, knees and hands, uptake elsewhere was deemed "unremarkable".
Sounds all very scientific and a tad intelligent. Feel free to believe that I actually know what I'm talking about. Really it's just a whole lot of fancy jargon which I've copied straight from the medical report.
I also had a bunch of blood tests to rule out such things as thyroid issues, Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, seronegative arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, anterior uveitis, iritis, psoriatic arthritis, Reiter's syndrome and Chrohn's disease. All came back clear.
So basically what all this means is we've confirmed yet again that I do in fact have fibromyalgia.
No shit Sherlock.
Just another reminder that knowledge is power (particularly when it comes to ageing positively).
How's the warmer weather treating you?
Had any medical tests lately?
What's dominating your Instagram feed?
Had a "no shit Sherlock" moment recently?
Have a great day everyone. Hope it's Fabulous!
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